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Re: xinetd is a viable inet-superserver



On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 07:01:13PM +0000, Michael Biebl wrote:
> Steve Greenland schrieb:
> > On 28-Nov-07, 05:25 (CST), Michael Biebl <biebl@debian.org> wrote: 
> >> Pierre Habouzit schrieb:
> >>>   wrong. providing inet-superserver means that you are able to perform
> >>> what any implementation of inetd(8) does, namely, reading
> >>> /etc/inetd.conf, and _then_ possibly have extended features on its own.
> >>>
> >> I don't think this reasoning is correct. Take the existing
> >> implementations of system-log-daemon/linux-kernel-log-daemon, like
> >> rsyslog, syslog-ng or metalog. All use a different config file than
> >> /etc/syslog.conf.
> > 
> > The difference is that other packages don't manipulate log file
> > configuration. 
> > 
> 
> Well, packages shouldn't manipulate the inetd.conf file directly anyway
> but use the update-inetd interface.

  I'd be glad if you provide a patch to let it modify xinetd
configurations. Until that, I'll let the inetd compat mode enabled by
default, with a trivial way to remove it for the admin.

-- 
·O·  Pierre Habouzit
··O                                                madcoder@debian.org
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org

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